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Most Recent News

Economic Data Scheduled For Friday

The Producer Price Index for December is scheduled for release at 8:30 a.m. ET. Producer prices are expected to rise 0.4% on monthly basis following a 0.1% increase in the previous month. Data on retail sales for December will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET. Analysts expect retail sales declining 0.1% in December following a 1.1% drop in November. read more

5 Key Questions About The Federal Reserve's Approach In 2021

The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE: SPY) is up more than 70% from its March lows, despite the U.S. economy still limping along due to the pandemic. read more

Economic Data Scheduled For Thursday

Data on initial jobless claims for the latest week will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET. Jobless claims are likely to increase to 790,000 in January 9 week from 787,000 in the prior week. read more

Economic Data Scheduled For Wednesday

The MBA's index of mortgage application activity for the latest week is scheduled for release at 7:00 a.m. ET. The Consumer Price Index for December will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET. Consumer prices are expected to rise 0.4% on a monthly basis versus November's 0.2% gain. read more

This Week's Earnings Repertoire

This week's earnings will be useful in assessing major market movements as uncertainties of the U.S. election are finally starting to fade away. read more

Economic Data Scheduled For Tuesday

The NFIB small business optimism index for December is scheduled for release at 6:00 a.m. ET. The index is expected to rise to 102.0 for December from November's reading of 101.4. The Johnson Redbook Retail Sales Index for the latest week is scheduled for release at 8:55 a.m. ET. read more

Takeaways From The Barron's 2021 Investing Roundtable: 'Make Sure You Have Some Dry Powder'

Barron’s hosted its annual Roundtable event on Monday in which Wall Street experts discuss their outlook for the market and the economy in the year ahead. Here’s a rundown of what the experts are watching in 2021. read more

Economic Data Scheduled For Monday

The Treasury is set to auction 3-and 6-month bills at 11:30 a.m. ET. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic is set to speak at 12:00 p.m. ET. The Treasury will auction 3-year notes at 1:00 p.m. ET. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan will speak at 6:00 p.m. ET. read more

Why Are Markets Talking About 'Reflation Trade'? Here's What Investors Need To Know

Despite the turmoil in Capitol Hill, the markets kept going up. read more

Economic Data Scheduled For Friday

US jobs report for December is scheduled for release at 8:30 a.m. ET. Nonfarm payrolls are projected to increase only 65,000 for December, following a 245,000 rise in the prior month. The unemployment rate is also expected to rise to 6.8% from 6.7%. read more

The 3 E-Commerce Stocks That Are Often Overlooked

The pandemic has caused the e-commerce stocks last year to skyrocket to unprecedented heights. read more

Economic Data Scheduled For Thursday

The Challenger job-cut report for December is scheduled for release at 7:30 a.m. ET. Data on international trade report for November will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET. Analysts expect total trade deficit increasing to $66.8 billion in November from $63.1 billion in October. read more

6 Key Economic Projections For 2021

This time last year, no economist in the world was projecting an economic shutdown, a global pandemic and the complete disruption of global commerce. But with vaccines already being distributed worldwide, investors are hoping 2021 will be a much less bumpy ride. read more

Economic Data Scheduled For Wednesday

The MBA's index of mortgage application activity for the latest week is scheduled for release at 7:00 a.m. ET. The ADP national employment report for December will be released at 8:15 a.m. ET. Analysts expect an increase of 130,000 in private payrolls, versus a 307,000 gain in November. read more

This Day In Market History: Ford Sets $5 Per Day Minimum Wage

Each day, Benzinga takes a look back at a notable market-related moment that occurred on this date. What Happened: On this day in 1914, Henry Ford raised the minimum wage for his factory workers to $5 per day. Where The Market Was: The Dow traded at around 83. Today, the Dow is trading at 30,223.89. read more